Pork Chop Casserole

Thursday, March 31st, 2005

Ingredients

* 3 pork chops
* 2 tablespoons olive oil
* 2 teaspoons salt
* 1 teaspoon pepper
* 1 tablespoon rosemary
* 1 cup uncooked rice
* 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
* 1/2 onion, chopped
* 1/2 cup bell pepper, seeded, deveined and chopped (optional)
* 1 can tomatoes (optional)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350?.

Season pork chops with salt, pepper and rosemary. In a saute pan on medium-high heat, brown chops on both sides (4 minutes each side). Put rice, chicken broth, onions, salt and pepper in a casserole dish. Layer pork chops on top. Cover and bake for 60 minutes.

ALTERNATIVE METHOD:
Season pork chops with salt and pepper. In a saute pan on medium-high heat, brown chops on both sides (4 minutes each side). Remove pork chops. Saute rice in the pan with olive oil until browned, stirring often. Add chicken broth, onions, bell pepper, tomatoes, salt and pepper. Remove rice mixture from pan and place in a casserole dish. Layer pork chops on top. Cover and bake for 60 minutes.

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